8.3 Abbreviations and signs


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The abbreviations in music are of two kinds, namely, abbreviations of terms relating to musical expression, and the true musical abbreviations by the help of which certain passages, chords, etc., may be notated in a shortened form.



glissando glissando (gliss.) a continuous slide upwards or downwards between two notes
15ma quindecima play the notes two octaves (15 notes) higher than written.